“I only desire your talent...” Twelve-year-old Lindsey's biggest dream is to be a famous ballerina. She meets Madame Destinée, who offers her classes for free in exchange for midnight performances. But something’s not right... One by one, the other dancers disappear and music boxes appears. If Lindsey doesn’t discover the truth about the dance school, she might end up a tiny figurine herself.
Tammy and her friends from the Lady Tigers fastpitch softball team are a force to be reckoned with, but the boys don’t seem to think softball is that hard. When the challenge is accepted, both the girls and the boys have an eye-opening experience. The Lady Tigers know what it truly means to play like a girl.
You know those girls that are so dumb you wonder how they made it this far in life? That's exactly the type of girls these three are. Follow Paisley, Ariana, and Jessica, three University friends as their casual conversations really show just how dumb they are.
A lonely man in his thirties has an epiphany late one night where he decides that he really could do more. He really could do more to improve his social skills, do a bit more exercise and other things. The reader will have to read this story to find out if he succeeds or not....
The Girl Who Could Write and Unite pays tribute to one of the greatest modern American poets, Gwendolyn Brooks. Brooks was the first African American to win a Pulitzer and received over 70 honorary degrees from universities for writing and teaching. Her story teaches children that language is a powerful tool for change and championship. Choose your words wisely, for they might change the world!
A short story about Wendy, a stubborn 8 yr. old girl who caught her first fish, defied her mother's wishes and got the Sheriff Deputy in trouble. Retired school teacher Adel Parker led Wendy to understand the mess she'd made and how to clear it up. But would she?
(an excerpt from the novel, The Secrets of Clayton County)
Girlhood is hard. Surviving it in the strange wilderness of Blackfern County is a challenge like no other. Elizabeth Yon’s Blackfern Girls entices with parlor tricks, whispers of abandonment, and tempts innocence to desperate measures, revealing the lethal dangers of coming of age in a place where reality shivers and changes like a theatre scrim.
Every time we give a speech, we all want the same thing to happen. We want to change the world. However, in order to do that we are going to have to find ways to connect with our audience. The challenge that we are facing is that it turns out that this is not an easy thing to do.
Piper wants to ride in her first horse show, so she takes lessons from her dad’s friend, Annie. Piper’s horse keeps going lame, so Annie provides another one. Strange things are happening in Annie’s barn and soon there are more questions than answers: Is Annie a criminal or an innocent victim? Who is threatening Annie and can Piper and the Horse Rescuers figure out a plan to help her?